FirstEnergy (MetEdison, Penelec, Penn Power) - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program (Pennsylvania)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Pennsylvania

Name FirstEnergy (MetEdison, Penelec, Penn Power) - Commercial and Industrial Energy Efficiency Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Commercial, Industrial
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Chillers, Clothes Washers, Custom/Others pending approval, Heat pumps, Lighting, Lighting Controls/Sensors, Motor VFDs, Motors, Refrigerators
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs
Amount Custom Lighting Incentive: 0.05/kWh saved annually

Screw-In CFL Lamp: $1
Hard-Wired CFL Lamp: $15
Lighting Controls: $35/sensor
Street Lights (w/ Photocell Sensor): $140 - $800
Outdoor Area Lights (w/ Photocell Sensor): $65 - $100
LED Traffic/Pedestrian Signals: $20 - 30.67/unit
HVAC Maintenance: $25/unit serviced
LED Exit Sign: $15
Motors: $20 - $400
Motor VSD (Newly Installed): $30/HP
Unitary/Split HVAC Systems: $150 - $350/unit
Air Source Heat Pumps: $150 - $350/unit
Package Terminal Heat Pumps: $150/unit
Water Source Heat Pumps: $150/ton
Ground Source/Ground Water Source Heat Pumps: $250/unit
Chillers: $12.50-$25/ton
Custom: 0.05/kWh saved annually
Refrigeration/Food Service Equipment: Varies

Funding Source MetEdison, Penelec, and Penn Power

Installation Requirements All projects requesting incentives more than $3,000 must submit the application prior to purchasing equipment.

Ownership of Renewable Energy Credits Credits are given for equipment purchased and installed, and the companies have rights to any credits associated with incentives for the equipment.

Date added to DSIRE 2010-05-06
Last DSIRE Review 2012-07-24
Last Substantive Modification
to Summary by DSIRE

References DSIRE[1]


In order to help meet the goals established in Pennsylvania's Act 129, FirstEnergy's Pennsylvania companies (MetEdison, Penelec, and Penn Power) are providing energy efficiency incentives for a variety of equipment. Eligible equipment includes heat pumps, air conditioners, chillers, lighting measures, motors, and custom incentives. A participant or contractor should submit an application package before the equipment is purchased, install the equipment after receiving an approval letter, and submit proof of purchase/manufacturing specifications within nine months to receive available incentives. Contact FirstEnergy or SAIC, the program administrator, for more information on this offering.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name FirstEnergy Commercial
Department FirstEnergy Incentives for Business Program

Address 6059 Allentown Blvd.
Address 2 PMB #573, PA
Place Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Zip/Postal Code 17112
Phone (866) 554-4430


  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"